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3 UPDF men killed in factional gunfight

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A Correspondent
Rangamati: Three members of United People's Democratic Front (UPDF) were killed in a gunfight between its two factions at Korolyachhari in Baghaichhari upazila early Monday.
The deceased were identified as Sushil Chakma, Smrity Chakma and Atol Chakma.
Members of main UPDF and Ganatantrik UPDF locked into the gun battle around4amover previous enmity, leaving the three dead, said Nurul Anwar, officer-in-charge of Sajek police station, adding that another mem-ber Kanon Chakma was...
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Female 'drug trader' held in Netrakona

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Netrakona: Police arrested a suspected female drug trader along with 507grams of heroin from Purba Moinpur inthe district town earlyMonday.
A team of police conducted a drive in the area around12:30amand arrested Yasmin, wife of Mehdi Hasan, and an accused in a number of...
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GCC polls Zahangir demands police raid on Hasan’s residence

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Gazipur: Fearing that there might be illegal firearms and ammunition at the houses of BNP mayoral candidate Hasan Uddin Sarker and his aides, Awami League contestant in Gazipur City Corporation polls Zahangir Alam on Monday demanded police raid at Hasan’s residences.
He made the...
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Where poverty reigns, dreamer shines up

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Kurigram: Rising above all hurdles with poverty being the striking one, five students hailing from the frontier district shone in this year's Secondary School Certificate examination.
Born and brought up in families struggling only to survive with minimum food, they kept on dreaming to...
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Coal mine workers’ strike continues

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Dinajpur: The workers and staff of Barapukuria Coal Mine Company continued their indefinite strike for the 15th consecutive day on Sunday in order to press home their 13-point demand, which includes the payment of nine months of arrears.
Although at least 1,041 workers started...
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